Jet powered NewBeetle


#1

No particular reason for posting this, but I thought it was interesting. (what forum does one put a jet powered VW?)
ronpatrickstuff.com/


#2

Interesting, although I’d like to see a video of it.

Who’s idea was it to put the intake right next to the driver, though? It must get mighty loud in there.


#3

Where do you suppose they put the intake? (it still has the stock engine up front)
Here’s a light-off video.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Xo5GY4kDXg)

and a clip from Letterman about this car.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7czNQlusss0)

I’d be pretty scared taking that thing to high speed, considering the shape of the car is a natural airfoil!


#4

With all the mods he already has, it would be pretty cool to have a scoop over where the moonroof is, or something similar.

Thanks for the videos, though, pretty kick ass, and I wouldn’t mind having it myself. :open_mouth:


#5

Intake in the cabin. Now that 'sucks '.

I guess if you close the sunroof the whole thing will crumple in on itself. :slight_smile:


#6

I hope that the intake has a “baby screen” on it. I’d hate to suck one out of a stroller. Now THAT would suck!!


#7

Where’s the CPU? :open_mouth: That thing needs higher performance tires!